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December, 2018

1ST Responder Newspaper - NE


Firefighters work an 8-alarm fire in Pepperell.


Eight-Alarm Fire Ravages Through Pepperell Junkyard Pepperell, MA - In the early afternoon hours of Friday, November 23rd, Pepperell firefighters were dispatched to a garage fire at Wilson junkyard. The first arriving engine had heavy fire showing and requested tankers to the scene. Due to the building being in a non-hydrant area, two tanker task forces were called to the scene; one from Massachusetts and one from New Hampshire. The build-

JUMP TO FILE #112418114 ing was 30,000-feet with fire throughout. Additional alarms were struck for more manpower. In all, eight alarms were struck and many hours were spent on scene to bring this fire under control. - DAVID BRYCE


MVA with Entrapment and Traumatic Injuries in Plymouth

Plymouth, MA - Firefighters responded to Route 3 South, between Exits 5 and 6, for a vehicle that struck a street sweeper on November 1st. Upon their arrival, firefighters found the operator of the vehicle heavily trapped. Two Engines and the Rescue were called to the scene to help extricate the victim, who was then transported by ground with traumatic injuries.

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2018 Veterans Day Services Held in Waltham Waltham, MA - On November 11th, Waltham Fire Department members participated in the 2018 Veterans Day services held on the Waltham Common at the Circle of Remembrance. Members of Oxford FIRE-EMS at the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy S09 Graduation.


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1st Responder New England December Edition  

1st Responder New England December Edition